Just in time for the Day after Halloween, I’ve got my review of the 1976 proto-slasher film, “The Town That Dreaded Sundown.
This is probably the most surreal horror film I’ve watched this October, and may be the most surreal horror film I will ever watch.
Once upon a time (I can’t find the original post), I reviewed the 2004 miniseries version of Salem’s Lot, starring Rob Lowe. The miniseries was pretty good,… Read more “Film Review: The Dark Half (1993)”
A while back I reviewed one of Mario Bava’s earlier anthology films – Black Sabbath. This week I’m reviewing one of his more classic Giallo films –… Read more “Film Review: Blood and Black Lace (1964)”
The Incredible Melting Man is a 1950s Drive-In creature feature made in the 1970s.
This week the Legend of the Galactic Heroes series prepares to shift into high gear (but hasn’t quite shifted into gear yet).
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Silent Running is a weird film to talk about. It’s clearly a film that wants to be a response to 2001: A Space Odyssey, made in the… Read more “Film Review: Silent Running (1972)”
The latest anime from Ufotable, Katsugeki Touken Ranbu, just wrapped up this past weekend, and having finished the show, I might as well give my thoughts.
I’m taking a look at the proto-slasher film The Town That Dreaded Sundown from the late ’70s, predating Halloween, but being made after Black Christmas.
A while back I reviewed one of Amicus’ horror films – the 1972 Tales of the Crypt movie. For the first of my October horror film reviews,… Read more “Film Review: Doctor Terror’s House of Horrors”
Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film North by Northwest is an iconic film, that most people know of for at least one sequence – the cropduster scene in the… Read more “Film Review: North by Northwest”
I’m a fan of the films of Michelle Yeoh – I generally thought she was super-cool back when I first saw her in Tomorrow Never Dies when I… Read more “Movie Review: Royal Warriors (1986)”
As I mentioned way back in my review of Shirobako, I’m a fan of works about the making of stuff, going all the way back to reading… Read more “Anime Review: New Game!”
Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ is one of the Universal Century Gundam series that had yet to receive a US release. Bandai Entertainment USA had announced a US… Read more “Anime Review: Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ”
This time I’m taking a look at the Prequel to Fate/Stay Night by Ufotable (more…)
Last month I was finishing up the trilogy of films adapting the Golden Age Arc of Berserk. Previously I’ve also done a Where I Watch thread on… Read more “Editorial: Let’s talk a bit about Casca”
Dark Star is John Carpenter’s first film, and the first film written by Dan O’Bannon – and it’s also kind of notable for being what I’d describe… Read more “Movie Review: Dark Star (1974-ish)”
This week I’ve got another anime review, this time of Bodacious Space Pirates. (more…)
Anime comedies, are absolutely willing to get self-referential, in some cases going full parody. Now, you can get a bad parody by shoving random jokes and references… Read more “Anime Review: Ouran High School Host Club”
When it comes to manga about various real-world topics, there is an educational element to the work, but it’s usually ancillary to the main thrust of the… Read more “Anime Review: Moyashimon (Seasons 1 & 2)”
Doomsday is, in short, director Neil Marshall’s amalgamation of John Carpenter’s Escape from New York and The Road Warrior (with a side of Beyond Thunderdome), and the… Read more “Movie Review: Doomsday (2008)”
Genius Party & Genius Party Beyond are a pair of anthology films from Studio 3°C. Anime anthology films often open up a lot of opportunities for experimentation… Read more “Anime Review: Genius Party & Genius Party Beyond”
I’m something of a fan of Leiji Matsumoto’s work, and particularly the character of Captain Harlock. Harlock made his first appearance as a supporting character in Matsumoto’s… Read more “Anime Review: Space Pirate Captain Harlock (1978)”
Fate/Grand Order: First Order is the latest of a series of anime that have been adapted from mobile titles, and one of the small handful that received… Read more “Anime Review: Fate/Grand Order – First Order”